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About Us

Welcome to RISE UP YOGA! We are YOUR community Yoga Studio and are located in the Country Village in Ishpeming, Michigan. At Rise Up Yoga, we offer Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Yoga + Nidra (extended Savasana), and YOD-Yoga (Your Own Determination) to promote marked improvements in your physical and mental wellbeing. Workshops and special events take place often and our Yoga community is growing every day! Explore our site to learn more about us, our services, and our team.


Join us at RISE UP YOGA today and experience the positive changes that a bit of mindfulness can make.

Meet Your Rise Up Instructors!


Kellie Boase

Kellie is the founder and an instructor at Rise Up Yoga. She resides in West Ishpeming with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. Kellie is passionate about teaching Yoga and YOD as she knows how life-changing the practices can be. Her goal is to build a Yoga & YOD community that is beautifully strong and encourages all Yogis to Rise Up to meet their truest self.


Julie Champion

Julie is an owner and stylist at sisters hair company in Marquette. She resides in Negaunee with her husband. Julie has five children all together and five grandchildren. Wellness has been her passion and yoga brings all of it together in one practice - mind-Body-Soul. She feels it builds us from the inside out and she loves to see people evolve as they rise up in practice to meet themselves.


Jaylyn Giotto

Jaylyn has been a yoga instructor since 2015. She loves putting together creative flows, assisting and watching people grow in their yoga practice.

Her passion comes from her love of anatomy and movement of the body along with a deep personal goal to help people live happier, calmer and healthier lives through natural wellness.


Jenni Bashaw

Jenni is a RYT 200 teacher currently working on her 500 hour certification.  She started teaching yoga 5 years ago and has been leading various group exercise classes for the last 20 years.  When she isn’t teaching yoga, she can be found in the woods with her dogs, on a lake fishing, or working in her garden.


Diana Sundberg

Diana is a 200 hour-trained instructor who resides in Ishpeming. She married her high school sweetheart, Jamie, and together they have three boys. Dylan, their oldest, and a set of twins; Gavin and Drake. After turning 40 this past year and with her children finished with high school, Diana decided it was time to focus on herself and began her teacher training journey. Yoga has been a part of Diana's life for the last seven years and now she gets to share it with friends and family as a yoga teacher! An Insurance agent by day, Diana strongly believes in giving to her community. She runs a backpack program at Ishpeming Schools and has two rescue dogs.


Ellen Doan

Ellen is a 200 hour certified Yoga and YOD teacher. Originally from Arizona, Ellen lives in Negaunee with her husband and two dogs. Over the years, yoga has become one of the most centering aspects of her life and on her mat is where she feels her most authentic self. A lifelong educator, Ellen is passionate about sharing the practice of yoga with others and witnessing their individual yoga journeys. She also loves to travel, read, garden, and bake breads of all types!

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